Japanese grammar っぽい ppoi

Japanese grammar っぽい ppoi

Let’s learn Japanese grammar っぽい ppoi :

JLPT level : N3

Formation :

Vます(remove ます)+っぽい

Meaning and how to use :

Means “feel like..”, “have characteristic that is simillar to…”.

For example

Kare ha kaisha in ni natta noni kodomo ppoi desu ne.
He acts like a child though he has worked in this company

imouto ha aki ppoku te, nani demo shi tai to itte mo, tochuu de yame te shimau.
My sister is soon hot, soon cold, she gives up everything that she ever said she like them.

kore ha sake to iware te mo, mizuppoi desu.
Though this is alcohol, it tastes like water.

aware ppoi koe o dashi ta tte dame da yo.
You mustn’t complain.

kanojo ha kirei na gaiken ga ari masu ga, seikaku ha otoko ppoi desu yo.
She has a beautiful appearance, but she acts like a boy.

Related structures :

らしい rashii

above is Japanese grammar っぽい ppoi. if you don’t understand the signs we used in fomation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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